While the webcast cameras were trained on Sunset Beach, which was hosting the World Cup of Surfing, the photographers were burning up the megapixels down at Pipeline.
"I just stood up and looked down the line and I just saw this thing that was perfect. I just stood there and kind of looked at the scenery. It’s one of the best places to be on earth, in the barrel. I’m just living in the moment."
South Africa’s Beyrick De Vries will be riding high for days after living a moment of perfection at Sunset Beach during the Vans World Cup of Surfing today. "I just stood there and kind of looked at the scenery. It’s one of the best places to be on earth, in the barrel. I’m just living in the moment and it paid off and I’m so happy.
In light of the most recent shark bite fatality in Western Australia last week, there have been renewed calls for a cull of large sharks to protect ocean users. Environment minister Greg Hunt has said he wants to reduce the risk of attacks. So what is the best way to reduce that risk?
Body Glove, the first wetsuit company in the world, who count Pipeline charger Jamie O'Brien in their stable of surfers, has just released a new range of products. Titled Body Glove Pet, the new range includes wetsuits for dogs, floaties for dogs, and little beach tents for your dog to sit in while you're out surfing.
“There’s a huge commitment from new management to the core principles of our sport in putting the world’s best surfers in the world’s best waves"
From a Cronulla grommet to a Top 16 professional, an acclaimed designer and shaper, and the ultimate explorer of the Indonesian Archipelago, there is not much in surfing that he has not experienced.